About Mike McCarthy
It has been announced that the total sum of Mike McCarthy net worth reaches 7 million dollars, as of right now, which he has earned mostly because of his career as a coach. Currently, he is working as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. Mike McCarthy led the team to the Super Bowl XLV victory when his team won against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Working with the team, thus, has also added up a lot of revenues to the total size of Mike McCarthy net worth, in addition to making his name recognized in the sports industry.
He was born in 1963 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he also grew up. His father worked as a police officer and a firefighter and had his own bar. He raised Mike McCarthy to be a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. When he was studying at Baker University, Mike McCarthy was playing football there and his position was a tight end.
In the period of 1987-1988, Mike McCarthy worked as a graduate assistant at Fort Hays State. In 1989, he came back to his hometown where he was hired to be a graduate assistant at the University of Pittsburgh. He served as such for three seasons.
In 1992, he became the team’s wide receivers coach. In order to make ends meet, at that time, he was also working on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
In 1993, he became an offensive quality control assistant for the Kansas City Chiefs, which was the first team which he coached in the NFL. Later, he became the quarterbacks coach. Thus, the team has also increased the overall estimate of Mike McCarthy net worth. Mike McCarthy then was hired to work as the offensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints. He worked as such for five years. Also, in 2000, USA Today titled him as NFC Assistant Coach of the Year. In 2005, the football coach started to work with the San Francisco 49ers as an offensive coordinator.
In 2006, he was invited to work as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers, the team with which he works up until today. It also became one of the main sources of increasing the current amount of Mike McCarthy net worth. In 2008, Mike McCarthy signed a contract extension with the team for five more years, which was stated to be worth 3.4 million dollars.
The season of 2008 proved to be his worst season with the team. The Green Bay Packers lost five games in a row. The following season was a little bit more successful but still the team struggled quite a lot. In 2014, his contract was extended for four more years. In 2015, he was named as one of the best coaches in the league by Bill Belichick. Thus, working with the Green Bay Packers has made his name recognized even more in the industry and also increased the total sum of Mike McCarthy net worth. In 2008, during the Lee Remmel sports awards event, Mike McCarthy was presented with the distinguished service award.